297: Release the Dingo
16 April 2019
Ubuntu's new release is here, and this one might be one of the most important in a while. But is it worth upgrading from an LTS? We review and debate just that.
- Announcing the evolution of the Red Hat Certified Engineer program — In the updated program, we are shifting the focus to automation of Linux system administration tasks using Red Hat Ansible Automation and will be changing the requirements for achieving an RHCE credential.
- Linux for Chromebooks: Secure Development - Google I/O 2019 — Learn how Chrome OS gives you a secure, safe sandbox for the Web, Android, and Linux through Chrome OS design principles, Sandboxing Chrome, ARC++, and Linux (Crostini). This session will also cover ways to handle challenges to high performance and tradeoffs with safety.
- Pop!_OS featured on Linus Tech Tips Linux gaming episode as preferred Linux distribution
- The first Devuan Conference - report, videos and interviews — The submarine looking building gave home to an event gathering open source super heroes and all sorts of magical creatures because to quote the first Devuan docsprint in December 2016 from a booklet called ‘Software freedom your way’ : “We must apply thought and attention to software development and we share responsibility, as users and developers of software systems, to foster values of cooperation in the spirit of science, human cultures, and the diversity of life.”
- Ubuntu Still Working On ZFS Install Support, But Not In Time For 19.04 — For the past number of months we’ve seen Canonical developers working on ZFS support in the Ubuntu desktop and ZFS root partition support so that the Ubuntu desktop could (optionally) be installed to a ZFS On Linux partition.
- TechSNAP Episode 401: Everyday ZFS — Jim and Wes sit down to bust some ZFS myths and share their tips and tricks for getting the most out of the ultimate filesystem. Plus when not to use ZFS, the surprising way your disks are lying to you, and more!
- Linux Academy Limited Time Sale!
- LFNW Telegram Group
- Simplot Careers
- Our Trip to Dell | LAS 464 — Is Dell’s new hardware a sign of serious commitment to Linux or a large company’s hedge against market changes? We go inside Dell, get exclusive access to the teams & people behind many of Dell’s products that run Linux & find out. Plus we discuss Ubuntu dropping Unity for Gnome, Lightworks’ latest release & more!
- DiscoDingo ReleaseSchedule — Final release on April 18th, 2019.
- Ubuntu Releases
- Ubuntu 19.04 (Disco Dingo) Beta
- PartyLoud — PartyLoud is a tool to create fake internet traffic in order to mitigate tracking on local networks.
- Wes’ PartyLoud Demo
- ncspot — Cross-platform ncurses Spotify client written in Rust, inspired by ncmpc and the likes.
- iwd — iwd (iNet wireless daemon) is a wireless daemon for Linux written by Intel that aims to replace WPA supplicant.
- Xfce Blog
- ElectronPlayer — An Electron Based Web Video Services Player. Supporting Netflix, Youtube, Twitch, Floatplane And More.
- ElectronPlayer on GitHub
- spotifyd: A spotify daemon — An open source Spotify client running as a UNIX daemon.